Yellow Belt - 5th Rokkyu

The Yellow belt student begins the long road of learning forms in the Shaolin Kempo System. This enables individuals to challenge their self discipline as well as providing a structured way to practice basic stances and strikes. One Pinan is the foundation for every form that will be learned at the higher ranks. Those who master one Pinan through repetition of correct form will most likely continue to master future pinans and katas as well. The yellow belt student is also required to begin refining the basic information learned at white belt.

Requirements FOR next rank

All previous rank requirements.

Movements

  • Shoulder Rolls

  • Slapping out backwards

Blocks

  • Eight point blocking system with natural strikes

Stances

  • Cat

  • L-Step

  • Figure 4

Strikes

  • Reverse hammer fist

  • Round house elbow

  • Back elbow

  • Tiger claw

  • Chicken wrist

  • Knife hand (shuto)

Kicks

  • Crescent kick

Self-Defense

  • Side club defense

  • Double lapel grab

  • Double wrist grab

Combinations

  • Three

  • Eight

  • Nine

Forms

  • 1 Pinan